America’s Wetland Forests: Our Communities’ Shelter from the Storms

By Danna Smith and Reverend Leo Woodberry As we brace for another season of intensifying storms, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the vital role that our diverse, Southern wetland forests play in sheltering some of our nation’s most vulnerable communities during this new era of climate change and rapid loss of biodiversity. Extreme […]

Black bear swimming in a wetland

Forests, Climate, and Justice in the Southern US

Co-Written with Reverend Leo Woodberry, Executive Director of New Alpha Community Development Corporation Mahatma Gandhi said: “What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” He also said: “The Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but […]